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Agenda – January 27, 2023

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REGULAR MEETING of
the BOARD of DIRECTORS

Friday – January 27, 2023 – 8:30 a.m.

34 W Fulton St & Zoom Conference

Gloversville, New York

AGENDA

I. Welcome & Call to Order

II. Roll Call

___ Timothy Beckett, Past Chair
___ Terri Easterly
___ Dr. Leslie Ford, Secretary
___ Warren Greene
___ Kent Kirch, Vice Chair
___ Geoffrey Peck, Treasurer
___ Grant Preston, Chair

 

Other Attendees:

___ John Blackmon, County Liaison
___ Michael Albanese, Esq., Legal Counsel
___ Scott Horton, Chair-Board of Supervisors
___ Anne Boles, Executive Director-F/M Chamber of Commerce
___ Scott Henze, Planning Director Fulton County
___ Vince DeSantis, Mayor of Gloversville
___ Amy Praught, Mayor of Johnstown
___ Charles Potter, Supervisor-Gloversville Ward 4
___ Jim Mraz, Exec. Director-Fulton County IDA
___ Susanne Collins, Fulton County IDA Board
___ Denis Wilson, Director-Fulmont Community Action Agency
___ Jason Subik, Daily Gazette

III.  Meeting Minutes

  • Approval of December 16, 2022 minutes – CRG Regular Board Meeting
  • Approval of December 16, 2022 minutes – CRG  Organizational Meeting

IV.  Announcements

  • None

V. Reports

  • Chair Report  ..…..…………………………………….………………..   Grant Preston
  • Committee Reports
    • Executive Committee ……………………………………….     Grant Preston
    • Governance Committee   ………….…………..…………..    Grant Preston
    • Finance Committee ………….…………………………..…      Geoffrey Peck
    • Audit Committee   ….……………………………………..…     Geoffrey Peck
  • Membership & Marketing Report  ……………………………..     Ken Adamczyk
  • Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist Report..    Jenn Donovan
  • Chamber, Fulton County, IDA and City Reports (Gloversville, Johnstown, any others)

VI. President & CEO Report – Ronald Peters

    • –      Business Update
      1. Resolutions
        1. None
      2. Grant Requests
        1. Microenterprise Grants (MEG) and Microenterprise CARES Act Grant (MCG)
        2. CRG Countywide EPA Brownfield Grant Program
        3. Dolgeville BOA – Herkimer/Fulton County
      3. Business Marketing
        1. NYS NANO program
        2. Brownfields Developer Summit – April 25 & 26
        3. CWLF – Loan Closings
        4. JDA Agriculture Loan Fund Update
        5. City of Johnstown Loan Fund Update
      4. Business Inquiries/Business Leads
        1. Update on 34 W Fulton St. tenants
        2. Update on RFPs received.
        3. Fulton County Site Assessment Initiative
        4. Update on businesses regarding the CFA process and possible NYS grants
        5. Caroga Lake opportunity update
        6. CRG/IDA/County Planning third meeting held, first of 2023
        7. CRG Meet and Greet
        8. DRI Review
        9. Draft of CRG PowerPoint Presentation in progress

 VII.  Adjourn to Executive Session

  • A motion is needed to enter Executive Session to discuss a proposed acquisition, sale, or lease of real property, as publicity would substantially affect the value thereof. Also, to review potential candidates for a position on CRG’s Board.

VIII.  Wrap up

  IX.  Adjourn Meeting

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